Samsung Electronics second-quarter misses forecast as smartphone worries deepen
By Miyoung Kim

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd missed already modest expectations for its quarterly earnings guidance on Friday, deepening worries that its smartphone business may have peaked, as growth in sales of its blockbuster Galaxy phones begins to wane and new rivals em... ...Read More »

Samsung on track for record second-quarter profit as smartphone peak looms
By Miyoung Kim

SEOUL (Reuters) - Smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is set to report a record $8.9 billion quarterly profit on Friday, even as growth in sales of its blockbuster Galaxy series begins to wane and new rivals emerge to eat away at its market share.

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Yahoo buys mobile app company Qwiki
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc said that it will buy Qwiki Inc, a mobile app for creating videos in Apple Inc's iPhone, as it tries to increase its presence in the world of smartphones and tablets.

The company paid about $50 million for the deal, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources as saying. Te... ...Read More »

Yahoo buys mobile app co Qwiki
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc said that it will buy Qwiki Inc, a mobile app for creating videos in Apple Inc's iPhone, as it tries to increase its presence in the world of smartphones and tablets.

The company paid about $50 million for the deal, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources as saying. Te... ...Read More »



New apps to tame uncontrollable inboxes
By Natasha Baker

TORONTO (Reuters) - Buried under emails? Losing control of an overflowing inbox? New apps are designed to help consumers deal with seemingly endless streams of electronic mail.

Three apps, Dispatch and Boxer for the iPhone, and Boomerang for Android d... ...Read More »

Apple applies to register 'iWatch' trademark in Japan
TOKYO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has applied for a trademark for iWatch in Japan, a patent official said on Monday, signaling the iPhone maker may be moving ahead with plans for a watch-like device as gadget makers turn their attention to wearable computers.

The trademark application, submitt... ...Read More »

BlackBerry hits bump in turnaround road, shares plunge
By Euan Rocha and Alastair Sharp

TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry's total market value plunged by more than one-fourth on Friday after the smartphone maker reported dismal quarterly results, prompting ever-deeper skepticism about a long-promised turnaround.

BlackBer... ...Read More »

Intel's new CEO focused on mobile chips, cautious on TV
By Noel Randewich

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp's new CEO said on Friday he would speed up the rollout of chips for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices as consumers move away from personal computers.

Brian Krzanich, an Intel manufacturing guru who too... ...Read More »

No sign of BlackBerry turnaround in results, shares plunge
By Euan Rocha and Alastair Sharp

TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry's market capitalization plunged by more than 25 percent on Friday after the smartphone maker reported dismal quarterly results, prompting deeper investor skepticism of the company's long-promised turnaround.

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No sign of BlackBerry turnaround in results, shares drop
By Euan Rocha and Alastair Sharp

TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry offered few signs of a long-promised turnaround on Friday, with an unexpected quarterly operating loss, a dearth of details on sales of its make-or-break new line of devices and no return to profit expected in the current quar... ...Read More »

 

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